All winners of the current contest will be announced on this page with links to all our previous poetry book award winners, shortlisted entries and judges comments.
The 2021 contest is now open and we look forward to reading your books.
To encourage entries we are offering the following prizes and have kept our entry fee at just £30 to enter one book.
1st Prize – £250 plus a one-year subscription to PN Review
2nd Prize – £125
3rd Prize – £60
Winners also get:
- Great Amazon & Goodreads reviews
- Earn recognition from having an award-winning book
- Certificate, logo to use on books and future work
- Your book cover & link on our website
- All books donated to local libraries / schools after the awards so you get more publicity
- Carcanet Press will consider the winners for possible inclusion in PN Review & New Poetries
To see lists of previous winners and shortlisted entries, plus the judges’ comments use the links below: